Tricking The Brain
In this amazing illusion, Professor Mel Slater confuses Steven’s senses by replacing his hand with a rubber one. Our sense of sight is much stronger than our sense of touch so when Steven sees someone touching the rubber hand where his hand should be, he thinks its part of his own body.
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